Kishore Kumar Das

Gold Star - 20,223 Points (Cuttack, Odisha)

The Silvery Touch - Poem by Kishore Kumar Das

Moonlit night
dawn approaching
darkness fading out
the cool gentle breeze
with shining moonbeams
myself watching the moon
from my roof top
ohh...what a pleasant sensation
every part of my body
bathed in the moonlight
I was the recipient of joy
in the silent night:
Great is the creation of the Almighty.

Topic(s) of this poem: moon


Comments about The Silvery Touch by Kishore Kumar Das

  • Rini Jerry (9/6/2017 8:08:00 AM)


    Pleasant feeling for the readers too..
    Moonlight and the cool breeze of the approaching dawn its amazing.. Well written
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  • Edward Kofi Louis (8/24/2017 10:12:00 PM)


    A pleasant sensation! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Uddhab Naik (8/24/2017 9:56:00 PM)


    Congratulations for such a master piece. (Report) Reply

    Kishore Kumar Das (8/25/2017 1:22:00 AM)

    Thank you dear friend for your congratulatory message...

  • Bhargabi Dei Mahakul (8/24/2017 4:25:00 PM)


    This is nice to see your poem here again as the poem of the day. Congratulations. Moonlight night is reflecting silver attitude. Beauty of perception is perfectly painted through magical art of expression. (Report) Reply

    Kishore Kumar Das (8/25/2017 1:23:00 AM)

    Thank you madam for your words full of inspirations....

  • Anil Kumar Panda (8/24/2017 11:20:00 AM)


    The beauty of a moonlit night captured very nicely in the poem. Simple and soothing.Deserves to be the poem of the day. Congrats. (Report) Reply

    Kishore Kumar Das (8/25/2017 1:24:00 AM)

    Thank you dear friend Anil for your motivating words.....

  • Liza Sudina (8/24/2017 11:02:00 AM)


    The recipient of joy in the silent night: like the recipient of moon's blood. Thrilling! Awesome! (Report) Reply

    Kishore Kumar Das (8/25/2017 1:26:00 AM)

    Your message has brought immeasurable happiness for me....many many thanks to you..

  • Anita Aparajita Das (8/24/2017 10:59:00 AM)


    Moonlit night
    dawn approaching
    darkness fading out
    the cool gentle breeze
    with shining moonbeams
    myself watching the moon

    every part of my body
    bathed in the moonlight
    wow..what a poem!
    Thanks for the poem sir.
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  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (8/24/2017 9:09:00 AM)


    Moonlit night
    dawn approaching
    darkness fading out
    the cool gentle breeze
    with shining moonbeams
    myself watching the moon

    I was completely merged with these lines. I felt them as my own, felt jealous for a second till I came back into me again.
    Thank you great poet for the poem and for the anniversary and for being the poet of the day again.
    10+++ for it.
    Subhas
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  • Tom Allport (8/24/2017 6:44:00 AM)


    a lovely peaceful and descriptive poem that shines a light on the beauty of the silent night? ........well written. (Report) Reply

    Kishore Kumar Das (8/24/2017 10:58:00 AM)

    Thank you dear Tom for your inspiring and refreshing words....

  • Lantz Pierre (8/24/2017 3:14:00 AM)


    What a curious poem. I love the building of the image, step-by-step through the first five line. Very spare and focused. The mood, the setting, the hour of the day and everything very appealing to the senses, visual and tactile and even an implied auditory hush in how the details add up. Absolutely lovely. I'm completely drawn in. So then the sixth line comes as kind of a shock to my senses. We're starting over with the moon but placing an observer in the scene. Shocking because up until that moment I had thought that I was the observer, the scene was set so perfectly, quietly and alone it enveloped me. But, not me, you. I feel like an intruder, or that was given to me is now stolen back. Especially when I find you on your rooftop. That's too anticlimatic for me, sorry. Everything has been so natural and calm I had no room to think I (or you, so it turns out) were not outdoors somewhere away from all human signs and activities. I'm jolted by this enlarging of the scene, but now that it's not my scene I can accept it a little better as the reality being reported by someone else. Doubly disappointing as that may be now. But wait, it turns out it's okay. The next five lines internalize that exterior scene and reflect back the emotional content of the observer. I'm all in again, I like this wordless mediation showing the internal state in harmony with the exterior. Only the observer can know that. If you had left yourself out of the poem and allowed me to occupy the space I would have been affronted by the lines telling me how I feel about it. But it perfectly fits when it's the author's experience. But for me the last line feels like an extraneously tacked-on sign. It doesn't feel any more intrinsic to this poem than it might to a hundred, a thousand, ten thousand other poems marveling at some wonderful experience. It's not woven into the fabric of these particular words, this particular scene. Personally, I'd leave it off with the confidence that all of the feeling of what that last line expresses is already there in the body of the poem and really can't be said any better than what is already written there. (Report) Reply

    Subhas Chandra Chakra (8/24/2017 9:05:00 AM)

    This is why we rate critics at a higher degree of evaluation...You are great sir.. I wish you had been the professor at my Graduating days..I would not be that weak at literature.. I really enjoyed your view point much more than I could have while I got through it for the first three reads.
    I wish I don't hurt neither you nor the poet Kishoreji.
    Thank you sir.

  • Bharati Nayak (8/24/2017 2:48:00 AM)


    Moonlight night inspires every creative mind.A beautiful poem, thanks for sharing.Congratulations again for being selected as Poet of the Day. (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga (8/24/2017 1:16:00 AM)


    May I invite you to read my poem 'The Magic of a Full Moon Night' and to share your views about it. Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Robert Murray Smith (8/24/2017 1:12:00 AM)


    O bathing in the moonlight, bliss.10

    Congratulations on poem of the day.

    Robert
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  • Rajnish Manga (8/24/2017 1:11:00 AM)


    Congrats again for being on the Home Page. It's a joy to read the poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rajesh Thankappan (8/24/2017 12:52:00 AM)


    Bathing in the moonlight would certainly be an enchanting experience and I would say you were enveloped in its sheer attraction. Congratulations for this poem being chosen for poem of the day. (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (8/24/2017 12:47:00 AM)


    Moonlit night with cool gentle breeze provides us immense pleasures in life. Beautifully penned. Thanks for sharing and congratulations for the poem of the day. (Report) Reply

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (8/24/2017 12:47:00 AM)


    ohh...what a pleasant sensation
    every part of my body
    bathed in the moonlight
    I was the recipient of joy
    in the silent night:

    Beautiful descriptions of a nocturnal sky lit by the moon's grace.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Congrats for the award.
    Subhas
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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (8/24/2017 12:46:00 AM)


    Such an awesome poem... congrats for being picked twice.... Rated 10++++++ (Report) Reply

    Kishore Kumar Das (8/25/2017 1:29:00 AM)

    Many many thanks for your lovely words of appreciation...

  • Queeny Gona (5/17/2017 4:26:00 AM)


    It's always a pleasure to watch the magnificent moon in the sky. Either a kid or age old preferably finds solace in watching the luminescent moon in the darkness. The beauty of the read and its connectivity to the likeness of many writers here in PH, made it stand poem of the day!

    Congratulations dear poet pal!
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    Kishore Kumar Das (5/17/2017 10:29:00 AM)

    Thank you for your generous showers of appreciation......

  • Plabita Bhaskar (3/30/2017 1:59:00 AM)


    Moon a luminescence, its gleam a blessed glade. Its silver touch brushes all the glum away, coating silvery light all its way. A beautiful poem it is! ! thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

    Kishore Kumar Das (3/30/2017 6:10:00 AM)

    Thank you Plabita for your sweet comments..

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 26, 2016

Poem Edited: Monday, August 22, 2016


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